Visit from Barnaby

May 18, 2015 4:23 pm

Listen   Federal Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce joined us at Tilbuster Station this morning to announce our successful funding from the National Stronger Regions Fund. Funding will go towards the upgrade of Tilbuster Station and a centre in Glen Innes for youth accommodation and support centres. Barnaby took time to speak with young... View Article

Pumpkin Run 2016

April 18, 2015 10:34 am

Listen In its second year, Pathfinders Pumpkin Run has returned from Sydney having fed hundreds of homeless and the disadvantaged with their 4 tonne of pumpkins grown on Tilbuster Station in Armidale. The success of this delivery is made by the partnerships they have developed with other community organisations across New South Wales. The pumpkin... View Article

Pumpkin pickin’ volunteers

April 10, 2015 10:27 am

Listen As the saying goes, many hands make light work and this is exactly what happened at Tilbuster Station when nearly 4 tonne of pumpkins were required to be picked. Friends of Tilbuster, staff and young people all pitched in to load the pumpkins ready to be distributed on our annual Pumpkin Run. Not only... View Article

National Youth Week

April 1, 2015 10:16 am

Listen Youth Week and Youth Homelessness week is a yearly event which see Pathfinders and its programs get involved in many social and community activities. Pathfinders operate a number of programs and services based in promoting youth and family welfare. Pathfinders programs and services include: Youth social, recreational and vocational centres and programs Family referral services to... View Article

Tilbuster Station Bumper Harvest

March 18, 2015 10:13 am

Listen The good summer rainfall and warm conditions have been welcomed by local farm Tilbuster Station after planting crops of potatoes, pumpkin, lettuce, beetroot, silverbeet, tomatoes, cucumber, onions and beans.   Tilbuster Station is utilised as a venue to continue and expand upon the work that Pathfinders does with at risk youth and local families.... View Article

Pathfinders assisting youth and family welfare on the Mid North Coast

February 18, 2015 10:01 am

Listen Pathfinders operate a number of programs and services based in promoting youth and family welfare. We currently have a direct impact on more than 90,000 people through our services and focused programs, including family support, disability, homelessness services, youth services and child protection services. Pathfinders’ programs can be found in Armidale, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Moree,... View Article

Pathways receives accreditation for a further 5 years

February 15, 2015 10:00 am

Listen  Pathways OOHC program offers both Residential and Foster Care options for young people. Foster Care provides placements for children and young people ranging in ages from 0 to 17 years of age and offers both medium and long term placements Pathfinders Out of Home Care (OOHC) and foster care program, Pathways has recently received... View Article

Pathfinders in 2014

January 15, 2015 9:50 am

Listen 2014 was an extraordinary year for Pathfinders. Not long after we celebrated 30 years in the New England and North West Tablelands, we now find ourselves extending our reach and sphere of influence over the ranges.   Pathfinders’ programs can be found in Armidale, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Moree, Inverell, Kempsey, Port Macquarie, Taree... View Article

Drumbeat – Keeping the Beat in Inverell

July 1, 2014 12:15 pm

Listen The end of the recent school term saw the completion of a very successful Drumbeat program at both Macintyre and Inverell High. What a great group of boys we worked with, everyone enjoyed the program and no one wanted it to end. As a finale to the program, our Inverell High group attended the... View Article

Pumpkins in transit

June 5, 2014 12:32 pm

Listen An exciting adventure began this morning in Armidale with Pathfinders staff, along with some of our young people from Armidale, Inverell and Glen Innes. Five hundred pumpkins harvested from Tilbuster Station will be delivered to refuges in Sydney tomorrow. Member for Northern Tablelands, Adam Marshall farewelled the crew from Armidale after some photos and... View Article